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NPORS accredited training elevates event industry expertise
We are delighted to share some exciting news from S3K Group: we have officially achieved NPORS Instructor status! This significant milestone underscores our unwavering commitment to excellence and industry expertise. Our dedicated team has worked tirelessly to ensure the safety and proficiency of our workforce through high-quality training.
In this article, we will explore the importance of NPORS accreditation in the context of the event industry and how it enables us to deliver top-quality events.
The importance of ISO certification
S3K Group is proud to announce our recent ISO 9001 and 14001 certifications, solidifying our position as an ISO certified event agency. Here we look at the reasons why ISO certifications are so important and how they benefit end clients.
Why do I need event crew to help build an event?
Organising an event can be a daunting task, with many moving parts and logistical challenges to navigate. While it is possible to organise an event without professional help, there are many reasons why working with event crew can be invaluable. In this FAQ-style blog post, we will explore the reasons why you need event crew to help build an event.
What is event management consultancy?
An event management consultancy offers skilled individuals to assist in planning an event to ensure its success. Consultants oversee multiple elements to make sure everything is ready on time and play a big part in ensuring the event’s success. Read more in this article…
Why events are an important part of the marketing mix
As businesses compete in an increasingly crowded marketplace, finding effective ways to reach and engage with potential customers is essential. While digital marketing channels are undoubtedly powerful tools, traditional marketing methods, such as events, still pack a punch.
In this blog, we will explore why events are an important part of the marketing mix and how event crew in the UK can help businesses make the most of this valuable tool.
Event Crew must have skills
There are so many different elements that go in to creating a successful event. One of the main considerations when organising an event is your event crew. Without your event crew, it is very difficult for your event to run smoothly.
Here we discuss the skills that event crew need to become a valuable part of an event’s successful delivery.
Why is event branding important?
One of the many keys to success for any business is their brand. That’s why event branding plays a crucial part in creating a successful event.
Businesses hosting events should create a strong a relatable brand to give their event the best chance of success. Here we discuss what event branding is, why event branding is important and some tips to help you create a successful event brand.
2023 equestrian events for the calendar
As we enter 2023, we thought we’d look at what’s in store on the equestrian events calendar! From highlights in the horse racing calendar, to showjumping and polo, we take you through some of the top UK equestrian events for 2023.
Event management tips and tricks
Managing an event can be extremely stressful and time-consuming. There are no set rules in place when it comes down to how to manage an event, but every event is different and there are guiding principles of ‘proper’ event management. Here we divulge a few event management few tips and tricks that will help to ensure your next event will be a huge success!
What does an event crew company do?
Event crew are the heart of any event, choosing the right company to help support your event is vital to ensure your audience gets the best experience, the event is delivered safely and is brought to life. Event companies are there to provide you with the correct skilled, qualified, and experienced crew you would need to build, deliver and breakdown your event.
What's the best way to sell event tickets?
One of the most frequently asked questions event organisers ask is “What’s the best way to sell event tickets?” There are many factors that contribute to selling your event tickets which all depend on the type event you are hosting, and what its objectives are. Making it very simple for your attendees to purchase tickets is critical.
The UK's best sailing events
Sailing is an extremely popular sport across the world with dozens of sailing events taking place every year in the UK. While it’s not quite summer sailing weather right now, we have put together a list of just some of the best sailing events that happen in the UK every year to help you plan what to see or get involved in in 2023!
What to think about when it comes to event branding
Event branding is essential to create a memorable and recognisable experience for your attendees.
Great event branding will leave attendees feeling positive about your brand. When branding an event consider the event’s values and culture and think about keeping the event brand unique so it stands out.
Create a story that you and those audience will speak about that carries key message throughout your event and ties your event together.
Why are venue staff so important in events?
Venue staff are an important part of any event. They are responsible for many different parts of an event and without the work of the venue staff, your event will be impossible to run.
How to choose the right event staff
Get in touchHaving the right event staff and crew members for your event can really make a difference to how well your event runs. Event crews are the glue holding the event together. Having skilled, reliable, professional staff can be the difference between a successful, fun, safe event and an unsuccessful event that gets bad
What does an event manager do?
Using an experienced event manager can help to take the pressure off and ensure your event runs smoothly & your visitors enjoy the day.
What makes a good event?
Get in touchIf you’ve ever been to a conference or trade show or sporting event, then you’re probably familiar with at least some of the elements of what makes a good event. Events are full of people (they can’t exist without them), but what makes an event memorable? What makes it unique? And how do
How to create a great event logo
Here are some pointers to think about if you’re creating a logo for a new event to make sure it hits the mark in the first instance.
What is the role of event management?
Here, we discuss what event management is and why such companies are an important factor to consider using to help make your event concept a real life success.
Event ticketing - things to consider before you start
Creating a good event ticketing process is very important to help measure the success of the event, whether that is through the number of tickets sold or the profit made. Before you begin event ticketing we have outlined some of the things you should consider.
Top tips on how to create a more sustainable event
It has, and will continue to, become increasingly important to create sustainable events as the public becomes more conscious of the impact being made to our future. Read our top tips to creating a sustainable event
Events after covid
While in person events are returning there is still a lot of uncertainty about what we can all expect going forward however there are some key trends that have emerged due to Covid which will continue to influence the way we deliver events going forward.
Event Planning vs. Event Design. What’s the difference?
Creating and pulling together an event for the first time is an exciting and involved process and there’s a lot to consider, but what’s the difference between designing an event and planning an event?
What is it like to be a member of Event Crew?
We couldn’t Build World Class Events without our fantastic team of Event Crew who look after every element of the event. But what is it like to be one of the crew?
Planning an event in a pandemic
What does it take to plan a wedding during a pandemic? Event Coordinator, Lucy, takes a look back on her big day and everything involved.
What does an Event Manager actually DO?
What does an Event Manager actually DO? Here’s the low down for those not in the know, to provide a bit of insight into what it takes to pull these magical experiences together.
The Late Brake Show goes on tour
We are pleased to announce that the Late Brake Show with Jonny Smith will be going ON TOUR and S3K Group will be there supporting.
You won’t always have to ask “What if”?
No one can escape the recent high profile and positive news about breakthroughs in Covid-19 vaccines.
Covid secure event crew - S3K Group, not just any crew.
While we have big plans long term that we’re working hard on, our short term goal has been to get different types of work that are safe and that we can do well
A week of big 'events'
While times ARE tough, our team are SO determined and passionate about what we do. This WILL be alright, things will come back, and when the do, we’ll come back stronger
The most important job of all. Safeguarding your team.
Were focussed on ensuring we safeguard ALL of our key staff to ensure we are match ready for the other side
Why we LOVE our job & adding value
After the event has happened seeing our client with a big grin talking about their happy attendees and explaining the great feedback they’ve received is a total winner for us
Drive in events - helping clients adapt to the 'new normal'
Yes the term ‘new normal’ is one that seems to be used a lot at the moment (and we’re sure some of you may be bored of?! – soz!) but it is a reality for many businesses and exactly what life is like at the moment.
What's everyone up to?
Though these challenging times, and while mass live gatherings are on hold, we’ve been working hard planning ahead, but staying at home too and having some very special family time
Corona diaries: we'll meet again, but in the meantime...
Here are a few nuggets of positivity that we hope will lift up your day
Spring is on its way!
Hurray! This does, however, mean that our team are gearing up for another busy live event season
It's February so it's LOVE month
While we do love to tell those who are dearest to us that we do indeed love them, it’s also been a time for the S3k team to reflect on the work we do, and why we really love it
It might feel like the 45th of January but we're back at it! Promise!
It’s been a busy end of year for S3K Group! In a good way! We’ve successfully delivered a brand new project in Portsmouth (Portsmouth On Ice) and our wonderful team have had some well deserved down time.
Deal or No Deal. What does Brexit mean for the UK Events Industry?
Yes, it’s that topic again…Brexit. But how exactly will leaving (deal or no deal) affect the UK Events Industry?